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CBS
Aug 23, 2009 11:00am EDT
. for instance, the pentagon takes two million attacks a day in stride and continues to deliver capability and do its job. but there's no uniformity with regards to standards. with regards to expectations, with regards to law enforcement, with regards to legislation and such. >> the obama administration has made it -- well, obama entering office said that cybersecurity and cyber will be a priority of his. we're still waiting for sort of the national czar to be appointed on that. do we need entirely new different legal tools, forensic tools, jurisdictional tools to deal with what is actually a transnational problem? when you and i talked earlier you said that the robbery is something we know how to deal with. what do we need to put in place to deal with this new kind of crime? >> i agree that we need to approach this holistically in lots of ways. having the right kind of legislation which recognizes what rights are in cyberspace i think is very important. again, you alluded to the analogy that your house gets broken into, not oath you, the police, the courts, the judicial system, all knows how t
WHUT
Aug 22, 2009 10:30am EDT
before, because those two wars have blurred the lines between combat and noncombat positions. pentagon policy still bars women from combat units. but support-strapped commanders are often circumventing the policy. 200,000 pollution women have served in iraq and afghanistan, but not everyone wants women in combat. a new cbs/new york times poll finds americans split on the issue. just 53% favor women in combat. across party lines, democrats and moderates are more likely to support female warriors while the majority of republicans want women off the field of battle. >>> so karen czarnecki, we've seen from these wars, men and women can be together in combat. should pentagon policy follow suit? >> technology and how we wage war has changed battles significantly. i think the laws will have to be adjusted but incrementally to deal with reality. >> incremental my foot. women soldiers are already ahead of the wars. they don't get credit for it. >> i am all for equal opportunity but i do think that the laws have to be carefully drafted to reflect society's best interest and not any particular gr
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
.  >>> russian subs like this one closing in on the u.s. no need for alarm according to the pentagon. it's just a russian attack sub hanging off the eastern coast of the united states one of two the pentagon is tracking. one off the coast of green land and one off georgia. it's been years since russia cruised these waters. why now? >> reporter: two nuclear powered russian attack submarines have been spotted off the eastern u.s. coast. one in the southeast waters off georgia, the other around greenland. a top russian military says no need to worry about the cold war mission. it's a routine normal part of regular patrols. >> this is our right. we got tired of making circles on our internal route. >> reporter: russian officials say they resumed the submarine patrols in 2007. analysts say this is clearly aggressive post steering by russia but this type of submarine is generally used to look for other vessels and collect intelligence. >> these are not the type of subs designed with long-range ballistic missiles for nuclear war on cities. >> reporter: this is an unusual post cold war mission and the
WHUT
Aug 6, 2009 6:30pm EDT
are patrolling off of the easter -- the western coast of the united states. the pentagon says that the pentagon is monitoring the up maneuvers, but it is not alarmed by them. what is moscow up to? >> russian submarines are a rare enough site. -- sight. two nuclear power submarines have been patrolling international waters. russia is flexing its military muscle. uncomfortable memories are being raised of the cold war. then, the u.s. and the soviet union stole military secrets of the coast. the pentagon is monitoring movements of the russian submarines. what is the motivation behind this unusual mission? the russian military says that russia spots american and nato vessels off of its own coast. they say that patrols are a normal thing. >> the fleet should not sit at home, you know. it should not only fulfilled the task to combat piracy, but also international tasks. >> two years ago, russia restarted its patrols of a strategic bombers in international airspace, causing consternation in the west. russian generals say that they're doing it because they were tired of internal routes. there are usual
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 11:00am EDT
, congressional editor of army times publishing company. ryan bener the pentagon reporter for the "boston globe." john barry the national security correspondent for news week and deputy chief editor. welcome to the show. let's start off with iraq. the security situation there was assumed to be improving and so u.s. forces could do an aggressive pullout and some suggested that schedule to be accelerated to be out of iraq by 2011. security situation there is a little bit rougher. brian, any chance that u.s. forces will stay there beyond 2011? >> i think there are clear signs in the last couple of weeks there are ethnic tensions, very strong ones still simmering just beneath the surface and growing concern that could come out into the open. certainly there are extremists that are trying to stoke those fires again. and certainly the u.s. military expresses concern that this could get out of hand. on the other hand they are encouraged that so far things have been relatively stable. that the shiah population have been reserved in not responding to these more recent attacks. but having said that, with
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
talk more about what they want in the final months of life. >>> the pentagon has issued warnings about the security risks posed by social networking site. they may not be keeping her on the advice. the u.s. military uses sites like twitter and youtube to monitor and react to high- profile events. the air force used those sites to assess the controversy surrounding the air force one fly over last year over the statue of liberty. >>> parts of asia are being damaged by two thai phone one storm flooded villages, crushed cars -- to -- "typhoons. dozens of people were killed and many people injured. look at the video. hundreds of people were buried. at least 12 people were killed when another typhoon slammed into western japan. >>> those are tough images. >> that is rough weather. we have not had much in hurricane season as yet, but things will heat up in september. around here is the heat. august heat is not atypical. we have not had a day thi i nt >>he >> i dimi, tyotor bh. >> it is the dry heat in arizona. it is hot and stickysiutde and we will show you some of the numbers. 89si degrees a
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
place, and they have been sending me threatening letters to kill me. >> the pentagon and white house say they don't have d.n.a. evidence masood was killed. >> we can't, with 100% certainty verify that. >> but fox has learned a national security meeting was called at the white house tomorrow to determine how to engage the pakistanis after this strike, to ensure that the pakistani army doesn't shy away from efforts it has begun to make into south warastan on the border with afghanistan, and then there is how this affects the search for bin laden. one intelligence head says it will free the predator assets to continue looking for him. others say this is a significant step forward in intelligence sharing with the pakistanis that down the road could lead to eventually getting the man that the c.i.a. simply refers to as number one. chris: jennifer griffin reporting for the pentagon. thanks for that. by the way, national security advisor general james jones is my guest this week on fox news sunday. we will ask him about the situation in pakistan and bill clinton's trip to north korea. check loc
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 6:00pm EDT
will two decades. today the pentagon is confirms the remainses of michael "scott" speicher has been found. he was shot down the first night of "operation desert storm." then defense secretary dick cheney and colin powell made the announcement. they later changed his status to missing in action. over the years there had abnumber of alleged speicher sightings. then just last month an iraqi civil yags came forward and said he had been buried by desert dwellers. just a short time ago we received a written statement from the a family. their statement goes on to say -- >>> the discovery means the long years of waiting and wondering are finally over. >> it's a bittersweet ending. you know, you always hope that he's going to be found alive, yet on that end, if he was found alive, look what he missed. of course there was always speculation that he was, you know, tower further, beaten, you know, so like i said, it's bittersweet. >> and speicher's widow eventually married. senator nelson says he spoke with the family today after the remains were positively identified. >> i spoke to buddy harris at l
ABC
Aug 2, 2009 6:00pm EDT
as bargaining chips. >> jim sciutto, thank you. >>> now, another mystery this evening. tonight, the pentagon confirms remains found in the iraqi desert are those of captain michael speicher whose plane was shot down on the first night of the first gulf war. it had been a mystery ever since the start of the first iraq war. naval pilot scott speicher was shot down on the first night of the war, january 17, 1991. other pilots from his elite squadron remember flying that night. >> one of the pilots saw a big fireball in the sky and we thought maybe that was speich. i'm just calling out, speich this is skull, you there? >> reporter: speicher never answered those calls because his plane had been hit by enemy fire. then defense secretary dick cheney reported the loss. >> the total u.s. losses are one aircraft and one individual. >> reporter: but speicher's body was never recovered. he was listed as killed in action, no body recovered, and given a headstone memorial at arlington national cemetery. years later, evidence found at the crash site indicated it would have been possible speicher could have
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 1:00am EDT
in 1991. >> the pentagon has identified a united states navy pilot as apparently the first u.s. service man missing in action in the persian gulf war. he is lieutenant commander michael speicher. his f/a-18 attack jet went down before dawn yesterday. the 33-year-old pilot is married, has two young children. he's assigned to the "uss saratoga" which is based in mayport, florida. >> u.s. forces eventually reached the crash site but speicher's remains were never found. rumors persisted speicher had survived the crash and was a p.o.w. as cnn pentagon correspondent chris lawrence reports, the pentagon finally got the break it needed last month. >> the family expected classified briefings monday or tuesday. they know for sure captain speicher did not die in some iraqi prison. captain scott speicher's children were toddlers the day he disappeared. now his remains are coming home to college students. a nearly 20-year mystery. was he captured? tortured? all this time the answer was buried in the iraqi sand and solved by a single tip. >> it's a bittersweet ending. i mean, it's great that we have
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
appropriations bill, replacements for older planes. the cost $200 million. here's the thing, the pentagon only asked for one new plane. apparently that price $65 million. the long-range jets are used to ferry vips around, including members of congress. remember, this is the same congress that blasted auto executives for flying their corporate jets to washington. talking about taxpayer dollars here. we do want to hear from you. what do you think about the house approving nearly $200 million for the air force to buy three gulf stream jets for top government officials and members of congress to use? give us your feedback at cnn.com/heidi, or you can always give us a call into the hot line for heidi, that number is 1-877-742-5760. look forward to your comments. >>> the city of louisville, kentucky, still trying to dry out after tuesday's flooding, the mayor says he has no idea of how much damage was done when all of that rain fell in a short amount of time, but plans to ask for federal aid. now part of the kentucky museum was flooded so were a number of stables. the horses are okay, and despite al
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of the news, and leading democratic lawmakers say they will not force the pentagon to buy them four extra jets. this became an issue in recent days after the pentagon had originally requested the money to buy a total of four planes. three military versions of a boeing 737, one military version of a smaller corporate gulfstream jet, and they added four more into the budget. critics pointed out that some of the lawmakers that wanted the new jets with the same lawmakers that blasted corporate executives for their same use of jets. house dems are having a change of heart. >> i guess so. the chairman of the house defense appropriations committee released a statement, descending the new plans, saying they would be less costly to operate, but at the same time, he concedes that the department of defense does not want those aircraft, they will be eliminated from the bill, and the pentagon clearly does not want the extra aircraft. it wants four, not eight, new executive-style jets. they do that all the time, especially if the adding benefits their constituents that home. that is the goal, apparently. th
CNBC
Aug 7, 2009 4:00pm EDT
that perception, the idea that congress would actually ask for more than what the pentagon said was needed to meet their air travel needs seems crazy. >> greg -- >> let me -- >> go ahead. >> let me add another point, melissa. there's such pervasive cynicism in the country now, much of it deserved toward congress, which has a job approval rating of like 8%. but there's such cynicism. nobody believes anything anymore because of these stories. people say oh, barack obama wasn't born in the u.s. or this health reform is going to lead to euthanasia. there's crazy stuff. but i think the cynicism starts in part with stories like these jets that congress is trying to buy for themselves. >> do either of you guys think anything's going to happen as a result of the bad press? i mean, it's been a little muted so far. i imagine it's going to pick up steam. i mean, it's so completely ridiculous. do you think anything's going to happen? >> i think there's a good chance that they'll decide to scale it back to what the pentagon requested. because remember, the pentagon said here's what we need in terms of replenis
CBS
Aug 24, 2009 4:30am EDT
for too long. i participated in the commissions for too long. >> reporter: the pentagon in a statement to cbs news said "vandeveld's statements are proven to be unsubstantiated." >> the pentagon propaganda machine is hard at work to try to discredit darrell vandeveld. >> reporter: he received a poor evaluation report, which essentially ends his military career. >> you do the right thing, you will be forever grateful you did it no matter what happens to you. >> reporter: darrell's biggest regret, mohammed jawad is still behind bars, awaiting trial in guantanamo. lara logan, cbs news, williamsburg, virginia. >>> coming up this morning on "the early show," the latest on hurricane bill. we'll speak with the coast guard members who took part in that dramatic rescue off acadia national park. i'm michelle guillen. this is the "cbs morning news." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com i'm a diabetic and i want you to know over 230,000 u.s. doctors have authorized their patients to receive their diabetic supplies through liberty medical. and that begins with the one touch®ultra2 meter. easy to
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 4:30am EDT
fly out of town. >> reporter: the pentagon asked for one plane for its new africa command. but it was congress that ordered the two that will be used to fly members of congress. >> congress would be the one who would best be equipped to answer why it is they've added additional gulfstreams to the budget. >> reporter: the planes were not in the pentagon's budget. but were pushed by two congressmen from georgia, where they will be built. one, a democrat. the other, a republican. they have each received more than $10,000 over the last two years in campaign contributions from gulfstream's parent company. congressman kingston's office says buying the jets support local industry. and means jobs in his district. the house passed it. if the senate follows, it will mean members of congress flying in style, with your money. jonathan karl, abc news, capitol hill. >>> an update, now, on that wrong-way crash that killed eight people, including four children here in new york last month. the husband of the driver now says he wants his wife's body exhumed for an independent autopsy. he sa
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
secretary of defense. the pentagon is not too concerned about this. why is russia doing this? >> there are probably a lot of reasons. the pentagon said it did not raise any red flags. i thought that was interesting. some of the greatest capers of the cold war involves submarines. i think russia has several things here. first, they want to do a little muscle flexing. they want the world to know they are back as a world power. there will be on their waters along the coast of the united states. the russian navy, which has had troubles blately, wants to show its bosses in the kremlin that it still has the right stuff. they probably also want to take a look at our u.s. navy. we have our ballistic missile submarine base down there. this is the sort of a submarine that would chase our fleet ballistic submarine. bill: you wrote a piece in "the new york post" recently. talk about the submarine. what is it capable of? >> it is not safe to go back in the water. yes, that is the nato named for this submarine class, akula. when i was in the navy, i flew on the sea trials of the akula. it
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 11:00am EDT
, undersecretary of state, as well as pentagon acquisition chief to go down to brazil to sell the f-18 to the brazilians. what does this tell us about this administration about selling arms export. >> it is a strong sign that this administration recognizes the need to have a comprehensive view of what national security entails. clearly that includes ensuring our own war fighters are the best equipped forces in the world today. but it also includes the need to ensure that our closest allies and partners have technology and capabilities that they can leverage in common cause with our security and foreign policy interests. >> do you -- so what do you think is next? the administration is coming off strong early in its term in order to launch this review. where do you think it's going to go? what do they have to bear in mind as they review the process. >> the issue of export control modernization is a longstanding one. frequently people will and this review will look at the processing system particularly at the state department for our system in aerospace. >> the state department is the end
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 4:30am EDT
by military dna experts in maryland this morning, but the pentagon says it's sure of their identity. speicher was the first american casualty of the 1991 persian gulf war, but his family had to keep pressing the military for years to track down exactly where he died. the family says it finds solace in having transformed the search process so that no serviceman or woman is ever left behind again. kimberly dozier has the story. >> reporter: navy captain michael "scott" speicher has been found at last, ending an almost two decade long wait for his family. the first american casualty of the gulf war was found buried in the desert west of baghdad, near the wreckage of his f-18 hornet. u.s. marines in al an bar found bones and dental fragments now positively identified by pentagon. an iraqi said he was there when bedouins found scott speicher dead from the crash. >> he remembered the plane going down, and he remembered the bedouins burying the body. >> reporter: captain speicher was shot down on january 17th, 1991. the 33-year-old father of two was not supposed to fly that day. >> i'd also like to
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
.s. will spend more in afghanistan than in iraq next year. that would be a first. the p pentagon has asked for about $65 billion for afghanistan and $61 billion for iraq. u.s. marines entered new territory today with guns blazing. correspondent greg palkot has exclusive pictures from afghanistan at the start of a new operation against militant forces. >> the taliban took an explosive hit in northern helmand province today. gulf company 23 marines is leading a force of 500, aiming to cheer all the taliban from the town of dahna, a crucial resupply and reroofing base for the militants. the marines reached the cam much and ran into a barrage of taliban fire. small arms, r.p.g.'s and mortars and the marines answered in kind and then some, putting up with relentless sniper fire and the searing heat. >> the marines have been on the ground for about four hours now. they say that they have killed some of the taliban, but there are several others out there and they are ready for the kill. this is a lot of ammunition you got. there >> yeah, it is. >> according to the marines, the talibans are victim
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 5:30am EDT
of that evidence turned up not to be accurate. >> senator bill nelson of florida said the pentagon should have ordered a search and rescue mission at the time and would now. >> once captain speicher had been declared dead by the secretary of defense and no search and rescue mission sent, then it just got lost in the beaurocracy. >> in florida a wall was erected to deep -- to keep up the search for speicher. >> we owe a do you thinkity to the person who puts himself in danger for defense the country. you just do it. >> never give up. >> never give up. >> almost two decades later an end to the most prominent mystery of that war. question dozen remain about exactly how and when speicher died. the pentagon says an iraqi citizen claims he was there years ago when tribal iraqis buried speicher's remains as required by muslim law. in washington, brook hart, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in today's "project economy" report, some good news for a change on the economic front. it appears the economy is showing some early signs of recovery. economists report the nation's gross domestic product is improving but whit
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to find his remains. >> a month ago the pentagon says they received information that bedouins had had buried speicher near the crash site. wjz, eyewitness news. >> earlier this year the speicher family pressed the pentagon to find out exactly what happened, saying they opposed any decision to change his status from missing to killed in action. >>> still to come, a frantic search. an underground train station collapses in china. >>> a new form of hiv. in tonight's healthwatch report, the alarming discovery by doctors j. and too brave for the bank. why a teller was fired after confronting a robber. >>> i'm alex did he meet trining anne arundel county. coming up, goats to the rescue. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. another round of severe storms again today. and we may not be finished yet. your complete forecast coming up when eyewitness news returns. >>> two people are dead two, more missing in china tonight after an underground railroad collapsed. chinese officials say it happened in western china. it was apparently still under construct
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 7:00pm EDT
terrorist attacks of our time. our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski on duty tonight has more on this story. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. u.s. officials are confident tonight that taliban leader batuhla massoud is dead. one senior official tells nbc news it is believed that massoud was killed in a missile strike in south waziristan, pakistan, yesterday. but so far there is just no way that they can confirm it. now, massoud among the most notorious taliban leaders accused in assassination of pakistan's benazir bhutto, of terrorist attacks throughout pakistan and on attacks against u.s. forces in afghanistan. if massoud is in fact dead this would give a huge boost to u.s. and pakistan efforts to take out his taliban network. according to one official tonight, if it is true that he has been killed, quote, that would be great. brian. >> jim miklaszewski on duty at the pentagon for us. jim, thanks. >>> news on the economic and job situation in this country as we ait tomorrow's report on o tf oyme f mor theon july. bear with us here, these numbers la r fost w
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >>> coming up next at 6:00, the flyover that struck fear in new yorkers hearts why the pentagon was following the fallout on twitter. >>> dozens of airline passengers forced to spend the night on the tarmac. wait until you hear this horror story. we'll be right back. mia, the pe... and r personal panormous pizza. e big eat tiny pce menu. only at pizza hut. - woh, nice! that's a lot of food! now get big meals liker s, pizza mia,he p'zone... the big eat tiny price menu. only at pizza hut. >>> remember the infamous fly over of the plane lie i noing lye low over manhattan machine. when the backlash started on the internet, the pentagon paid attention. recently released government documents shows the military tracked twitter, youtube and blogs to monitor public outrage. >>> developing in new york, search teams are combing the hudson river looking for bodies of more victims while lawmakers are calling for tougher restrictions on air space. these pictures show what happened when the private plane and the sightseeing helicopter collided in midair this weekend. fox 5's sarah simmons has more on the de
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the story from the pentagon. good evening, courtney. >> hi, bret. a u.s. senior official has confirmed that over the past two years militants have attacked pakistani nuclear facilities on three separate occasions. in a report published by the combating terrorism center at west point, professor sean gregory details the attacks including a bombing at a marriott believed to be one of pakistan's main nuclear weapons assembly sites ax pakistani official in washington played down the report, quote, pakistan's nuclear facilities are safe. there is no likely hood of terrorist activity at those sites this is reported out of context and the incidents have no link to our facilities, but news video of explosions in three different places matches locations an dates in gregory's article. although the news reports at the time make no link to nuclear sites. an explosion near a site identified by u.s. officials as a nuclear missile storage facility on november 1, 2007, killed six and wounded dozens. one month later, a car bomber blew himself up at pakistan's nuclear air base. the third and perhaps most
FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 7:00pm EDT
at the pentagon. jennifer, we have learned a little bit more now about how bill clinton got involved in all of this. >> well, the two women were allowed periodic phone calls by the north koreans back to their families. during one in mid july, we're told that they mentioned that the north koreans said if bill clinton would come, they would be released. the families mentioned that to the state department, then national security advisor jim jones called president clinton on july 24 and asked him if he would go. we also know once bill clinton got on the ground, the north koreans tweeted -- and yes, the north korean government does tweet. it tweeted all about bill clinton. there was no mention of the journalists. they had gotten the person they had wanted which was bill clinton. shepard: what more are we learning about the other players here, jen? >> john podesta, you remember, he was the chief of staff of bill clinton. he is a lawyer. he went along. he, we're told, had to argue before a north korean court for the women's release, and there was a doctor on board to check on the women's health bu
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 3:00pm EDT
now. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence tells us how his remains were finally found. >> reporter: captain scott speicher's children were toddlers the day he disappeared. now, his remains are coming home to college students. a nearly 20-year mystery, was he captured, tortured? all this time the answer was buried in the iraqi sand and solved by a single tip. >> it's a bittersweet ending. i mean, it's great that we have finally accomplished an ending, but it is bittersweet. >> reporter: last month an iraqi citizen told american troops about the crash site. when the marines arrived, another iraqi said he was there when bedouins found captain speicher already dead and buried his body. searching the site, u.s. troops found multiple skeletal fragments and bones. when military investigators compared captain speicher's dental records with the recovered jaw bone, it was him. >> the whole family is just so grateful that the navy stayed on this. >> reporter: but the military made mistakes, starting hours after speicher was shot down, when the pentagon declared him dead. >> total u.s. losses
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 9:00am EDT
beltway to seminary. that's probably an 11-minute drive so far. using the brakes again from the pentagon to the 14th street bridge. next up, what's up here on 66, better news, an accident at route 28 is clear. however, going westbound another accident there off to the left shoulder so all lanes are getting by. wrap it up with 95 northbound and switch that camera to virginia. our buddy alex tells us near lorton to watch for construction. right now volume light. no incidents or accidents to report along the way. that's a quick look at traffic. andrea, over to you. >>> some residents of an apartment building in capital heights, maryland are back home after a run in with bad weather. last night's storm sent a tree crashing through the side of their building leading to a mass evacuation. armando trull is live in the 41st block of southern avenue in capital heights with more on the story. >> good morning. the apartment building you see behind me here in capitol heights has some beautiful large ma churr oak trees. a combination of heavy rains that loosened soil around the roots and strong wind
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 7:00pm EDT
our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. mik, good evening. >> reporter: good evening. u.s. officials are blaming al qaeda for today's bombings. in an effort to stir up sectarian violence. who ever is responsible today's bloody and blatant bombings raise serious questions about iraq's ability to take over its own defense. >> reporter: six powerful bombs, rocked baghdad in minutes in one of the deadliest days of the entire iraq war. one blast shook of a meeting of tribal leaders. as smoke filled the room the speaker called it terrorism. the carnage began with a suicide car bombing at iraq's finance ministry at 11:00 this morning. only three minutes later a massive truck bomb exploded outside the foreign ministry. then over e next 10 minutes four separate bombs tore through baghdad in a highly coordinated attack. the foreign ministry took the most devastating hit. two tons of explosives shredded thfront of the building killing at least 59 iraqis. the wounded flocked to baghdad hospitals. this man said, one explosion threw his car into the air. the attacks come less than two
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
. we hope they can come home as soon as possible. >>> the pentagon says it has found the remains of a navy pilot more than 18 years after his plan plane was shot down. captain michael scott speicher has been killed but it was later changed to missing in action. last month, an iraqi informants told u.s. officials that his body had been buried in the desert. the news came as a relief to those close to speicher. >> to bring scott home, it really does mean something to us. i am just sorry we cannot bring them home alive. critics >> were asked why did not send a search team after his plane went down. >>> a man accused of defrauding the district out of thousands of dollars is expected in court today. he may be near a plea deal. he was a top official. prosecutors say he and others ran a complex bribery and kickback scheme up to four years. his home was rated. >>> it has been three years since robert wonn was murdered and police to not know who killed him. his murder anniversary was marked at the home where he was killed. they are handing off flyers and created a new website. >> we thoug
CNN
Aug 5, 2009 7:23pm EDT
. the decision was made to replace three this year instead of spacing them out. but pentagon officials didn't ask for three gulfstreams. they asked for only one. >> we make it a point of asking for those things we need and nothing more. >> reporter: the pentagon frowns upon congress adding to their inventory above what they asked for, because congress just considers the price of the plane, but not the operational costs of the crews, maintenance, and service. in addition to the three gulfstream planes, congressional house appropriators also agreed to provide the air force with five new c-04s. the military equivalent of the 737 passenger plane. the pentagon wanted only three. now, we don't know which lawmaker asked for these additional planes. with an earmark that type of information has to be disclosed, but this wasn't considered an earmark, but an expansion of an existing budget program. so, lou, we just don't know who is behind this request. lou? >> well, i think we can begin by just asking, simply, who is the speaker of the house and who is the majority leader of the senate? would that be a rea
NBC
Aug 5, 2009 6:30pm EDT
superpowers did it. but why now? our report tonight from our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: in a startling throwback to the cold war and for the first time in 20 years, two russian nuclear powered attack submarines like these have been lurking off the u.s. east coast. the two subs had been patrolling in international waters this week about 200 miles offshore. of those submerged they were easily detected and tracked by u.s. navy warships and sensors on the ocean floor. though the appearance of the russian subs came as a complete surprise, the pentagon today played down any potential threat. >> while it is interesting and noteworthy that they are in this part of the world, it doesn't pose any threat. >> reporter: a far cry from the days when a cat-and-mouse games between u.s. and russian subs were the stuff of hollywood. including a classic cold war spoof, "the russians are coming." >> the russians have landed. they're here. >> reporter: following the cold war, the soviets conventional military broke and out of cash fell into serious disrepair. fleets of russian
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
pentagon to the spotsylvania county. the state is facing deep financial straits. the hot lanes project on the beltway will continue. construction around tysons corner is leaving some drivers confused. a ramp to chain bridge road will be closed for about a month. tall weeds are growing over some signs. other signs are only visible from certain lanes. you are advised to get into the left lane to avoid backups. >>> 813-year-old is in the hospital this morning -- a 13- year-old is in the hospital this morning, hit by a bullet and might have gone through a window. she is reportedly in stable condition. >>> there are new details about a recent series of some dumpster fires. sources say there have been more fires than previously reported. at least 12 in the past month have broken out in an area of south east. investigators believe the same person or people are responsie. >>> investigators want to know what sparked a fire in gaithersburg. a fire broke out on the third floor around in a clock 30 last night. it took firefighters are around 45 minutes to put out the fire. >>> a water meant -- a w
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
to the pentagon, beautiful. >> thank you. >>> 6:13, 74 degrees. >> remembering the life of another giant in journalism. >> we will have another update on the fight over health care hc >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington," with doug mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, another possible setback for the hot lanes project. arlington county is suing to stop the project on 95 and 395. >> president obama we use the internet and talk radio to drum up support for his health-care plan today. he will make a guest appearance on a conservative talk radio and will host an online health chat. >> threats from the taliban are keeping voters away from the polls. voting appears to be down to about 40%. scattered attacks have been launched. 14 polling stations have been closed. >>> trees are coming in this morning. >> don hewitt died yesterday after a bout with pancreatic cancer. he coined the term anger man and produced the first cbs half-hour broadcast. he al
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00am EDT
to the truck weigh station. traffic closest to us. we will spin on over to the pentagon on i-395. headlights northbound. it looks great. nothing on washington boulevard or 110. uneventful start in and out of baltimore. things are good between hagerstown and baltimore. >> let's talk about the temperures outside. mid 70's downtown. 65 in warrenton. we will look for another warm afternoon. we had to 92 yesterday. we will keep an eye on danny. we do have fairly clear skies. a frontal system will sink southward and hang up over the area. we will go from the upper mid 80's today to barely 80 tomorrow. shower chances during the weekend. the biggest impacts will be at the beaches. it will not be the prettiest. 82 at lunchtime. a couple of thunderstorms into the evening. by tomorrow, grayer skies. some cooler numbers for the upcoming weekend. we dropped into mid 70's next week. it will feel like fall. >> thank you. >>> i am skeptical. and man says he has found the loch ness monster using googled maps. >> jeremy hubbard has that story plus a new way to ditch your wallet. >>> apple is ready to unleash
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 6:00pm EDT
in 1991 was officially closed today. the pentagon says the remains of navy pilot michael scott spieker have been found near the wreckage of his plane in anbar province in western iraq. kimberlie dozier has more and what it means for the family spieker left behind. >> reporter: navy captain michael scott spieker has been found at last, ending an almost two decade long wait for his family. the first american casualty of the gulf war was found buryed it in the desert west of baghdad near the wreckage of his f-18 hornet. u.s. marines found bone and dental fragment identified by pentagon pathologists, they were led by an iraqi who said he was there when -- >> he remembered a plane going down and he remembered them burying the body. the captain was shot down on january 17th, 1919 two hours after the war began. >> i'm scott spieker. >> reporter: the 33-year-old father of two was not supposed to fly that day. >> i would also like to say hello to my wife. >> reporter: his ship mates told "60 minutes" he refused to be left behind. as the jets approached their target a fellow pilot saw a flash wh
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 4:00pm EDT
found. the pentagon today confirming that remains recently found in iraq are those of michael scott speicher, the navy pilot shot down on the first night of the war in 1991. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence is tracking these developments. he is joining us from los angeles. chris? >> reporter: frederica about a month ago, an iraqi citizen came forward and told the u.s. military about the possible location of captain speicher's grave. and it was in an area very close to where the military had found pieces of his shattered airplane way back in 1993. now the marines went to that part of the desert where another iraqi citizen told them he remembered an american jet crashing and told them he was there when the bedouins found captain speicher's body near the crash site and buried him there. so the u.s. military went out to that site and it took several days over the past week, but they did find captain speicher's remains. they found bone fragments, skeletal fragments, multiple skeletal flagments, actually. and then those were flown to dover air force base where the military medical ex
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
strikes. here is how cnn reported the story back in 1991. >> reporter: the pentagon has identified a united states navy pilot as the first american missing in action. he's lieutenant commander michael speicher. his plane went down before dawn yesterday. the 33-year-old pilot is married, has two young children. he's assigned to the "uss saratoga" based in mayport, florida. >> u.s. forces reached the crash site, but his remains were never found. rumors persisted that he had survived the crash and was a p.o.w. as chris lawrence reports, the pentagon finally got the break it needed last month. >> reporter: don, the family tells us they expect to get a classified briefing from the military monday or tuesday, but now they know one thing for sure, he did not die in some iraqi prison. his children were toddlers the day he disappeared. now his remains are coming home to college students. a nearly 20-year mystery. was he captured? tortured? all this time the answer was buried in the iraqi sands and solved by a single tip. >> it's a bittersweet ending. i mean, it's great that we have finally
FOX News
Aug 4, 2009 3:00pm EDT
're getting breaking now's out of the pentagon now and our own jennifer griffin who is being told by official that those two journalists, laura ling and euna lee, will actually leave north korea with president clinton. it is now just around 4:15 in the morning in pyongyang. so one assume that they will be flying out of north korea very soon. that is the great news we're getting from jennifer griffin reporting. u.s. officials are saying from the pentagon those two women are free to leave and will be leaving with president clinton, shep. shepard: thanks. judge napalitano? >> you were right on the mark. we now know that this was not a private mission that president clinton was undertaking on his own. as persuasive as he can be, obviously this was a deal. obviously something was given to kim jong il in return for this. whatever it was we'll find out later, came from the federal government. shepard: we do know that kim jong il got a moment with his own folks. he was able, one might surmise to show his nation as an important nation. his nation is one with which the united states will deal, his nati
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
many people riled up. >>> also, a dire warning this morning coming from the pentagon's top commander on the ground in afghanistan. he says the taliban is winning. we'll tell you how he plans to turn the tide and why he thinks the fighting could get more deadly. live at the pentagon just ahead. >> divers are going back in the water certainlying remaining victims from the midair collision, a small plane and helicopter collided in new york's airspace saturday killing all nine people on board. we'll ask the ntsb if they are any closer to finding out what's wrong in the sky and if the rules should be kangd for flying up and down the hudson corridor. >>> as soon as president obama returns from mexico he's expected to focus on the make or break health care reform. this morning democrats are trying to shed light on a plan that's stirring matches and shoves matches across the country. in an editorial in usa today, how spartanberg nancy pelosi write, drowning out opposing views is simply un-american. concern over the safety and staff forced a town in missouri to cancel claire mccass kell accor
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
in the desert are those of speicher. pentagon correspondent. >> reporter: capitaler speicher's children were toddlers the day he disappeared. now his remains are coming home to college students. a near 20-year history. was he captured? tortured? all this time the answer was buried in the iraqi sand and solved by a single tip. >> it's a bittersweet ending. it's great we finally accomplish an ending but it is bittersweet. >> last month an iraqi troop told about the crash site. one iraqi said he was there when bedo wins found him already dead. military investigators compared dental records with the recovered jawbone, it was him. >> the whole family is just so grateful that the navy stayed on this. >> but the military made mistakes, starting hours after speicher was shot down when the pentagon declared him dead. >> the total u.s. losses are one aircraft and one individual. >> the pentagon has identified a united states navy pilot as apparently the first u.s. serviceman missing in action in the persian gulf war. >> some military thought speicher ejected and might still be alive. in 1994 they had
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 6:00am EDT
. our barbara starr at the pentagon has more for us. please, barbara get us caught up on what the latest is why we think now this story might finally be able be put to rest and maybe his family can get some peace. barbara, go ahead. >> reporter: this is just an extraordinary story. news breaking very early today that the armed forces institute of pathology has now positively, positively 18 years later identified the remains of captain michael scott spiker, shot down in his f-18 over west central iraq on january 17, 1991. the first gulf war, some 18 years ago. they had looked for his remains ever since then. there had been so many reports. there had been rumors, legends, that he had been alive when his jet impacted the ground but he might have actually even been held in captivity by saddam hussein's regime. we now know that that was not true. information in early july was given to the u.s. military by an iraqi citizen who said he knew of two other iraqi citizens who remembered seeing an american jet hit the desert ground back on that night and that the remains of the pilot were buried in
FOX
Aug 6, 2009 5:00am EDT
. it is also very early. it is 5:00 right now on this thursday morning. -- by the pentagon, very light. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. gurvir is off this week. >> tucker barnes is with us this morning. >> rainy right now a cross the area, we are getting light showers, other than a few thunderstorms out there. you know what that means? >> what? >> it does mea n a slow drive to work. >> it does mean that. it should mean that. >> we have a wa veof low esevprre delopinale onrethg front t athamcroe thugh during the overnight e ours oshowers breaking out across the area. other than a few ndbas ofba heavier rain. there was elier some thunder and lightning out towards prince george's county and an arundel county. you can see showers are widespread here. i think a good chance that dema of you will llsee some light shower activity he urindheg t next few hours. u across the mess across the ic. atnt area of low pressure pwiusllh f of neast. south d we'll have a lot of cloud cover for much of the day. temperatures, well being they are doing their thing. 74degrees at reagan national. n
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 5:00am EDT
to you. >>> more than 18 years after his plane went down on the first night of the gulf war, the pentagon has confirmed the recovery of michael scott speicher's remains. since that night in january of 1919, his family and friends have pushed the military for answers. >> i'm glad for the family they finally found closure, painful though it may be. >> reporter: reaction from tom brooks, retired admiral. as the navy says remains found in iraq have been positively identified as scott speicher it. >> is essential for our men to know they are not going to be left behind. >> reporter: the two decade search for scott speicher has not gone without critics from family, friends and lawmakers. he was shot down on the first night in the gulf war. the navy changed his status from killed to s missing ti on and then missing to captured. you nay remember the erwere alleged sightings of spiker and his initials carved in to an iraqi prison. >> i wondered is there a cruel prank, a cruel joke. >> i'd like to say hello to my wife joanne and megan. i love you anmi >>. e reporter: the 3 looking back rear admira
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